Using Glycol in Hydronic Heating Systems

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Glycol, also called antifreeze, is an important compound that HVAC manufacturers use to protect hydronic heating systems in cold climates. When added to water, glycol lowers the freezing temperature of the resulting mixture, ensuring that it remains liquid even during harsh winter weather. Without glycol, simply leaving the heat source off for more than a […]

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Announcing Two New Products from S&P

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S&P-PRF Radon Fan S&P has announced that their PRF Model Radon Fan and accessories are now available.  The PRF is designed to exhaust air from buildings where high or dangerous levels of radon gas are detected.  Two models are available, the PRF-100 is 4” and rated at 150 cfm @ .2 static, the PRF-150 is […]

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EP Sales Appointed as Rep for Cambridge Resources

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EP Sales is happy to announce that we have been appointed as the Cambridge Resources Rep for the states of MN, WI, ND, SD and IA.  Cambridge Resources is one of the leading manufacturers of premium HVAC products in the United States. Cambridge has been manufacturing HVAC products for more than 15 years for over […]

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Gas Monitoring Systems for Vehicle Emissions

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As the growth of multi-family residential housing units has increased in recent years, so has the number of enclosed parking garages. Builders and planners recognize that tenants prefer enclosed parking garages for convenience and comfort. Such garages are a definite selling point in northern states where snow clearing is a major issue. However, with such […]

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EP Sales Appointed as Rep for Opera Gas Detectors

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EP Sales is happy to announce that we have been appointed as the Opera Gas Detector Rep for the states of MN, WI, ND, SD and IA.  Opera is based in Montreal, Canada and has manufactured gas detection products for over 35 years.  Their products are typically used for vehicle emissions monitoring, combustion gasses, refrigerant […]

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Residential Mechanical Ventilation – The Minnesota Solution

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The state of MN has been at the forefront of adopting residential building codes that incorporate energy efficiency designs for residential mechanical ventilation. These codes have additional provisions which address some of the serious side effects such designs can have on the home’s inhabitants and structural integrity. Back in the early 1980’s, these energy efficient […]

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Heat Recovery Ventilator(HRV) vs Energy Recovery Ventilator(ERV): What’s the Right Unit for Your Home?

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If you’re in the process of building a home and want to keep it filled with fresh, healthy air year-round, then you have an important decision to make – which ventilation system to add to your HVAC package. The most effective ventilation options available for residential homes are HRVs and ERVs.  In order to choose […]

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Using Supplemental Electric Duct Heaters in Heat Pump Systems

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Homeowners are increasingly relying on VRF heat pumps and ductless mini-splits to keep their families warm during the heating season. At the same time, commercial property managers are relying more and more on these devices as well, thanks to the ease of installation, simple controls and unparalleled flexibility that they offer. VRF and ductless mini-splits […]

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Stabilize Fresh Air Temperatures with Electric Duct Heaters

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Electric duct heaters are a convenient, affordable and effective way to provide heat to a room or ventilation duct system. Professional HVAC contractors have used these devices in residential, commercial and industrial HVAC systems for many years. Common Applications for Electric Duct Heaters The main idea behind heating with an electric duct heater is adding […]

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How Do Ductless Air Conditioners Stack Up Against Traditional Units?

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When it comes to residential and light commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning, a fast-growing market segment is quickly developing into an industry-leading trend. Ductless air conditioners, also called mini-splits, are increasingly replacing the large, bulky window-mounted systems of yesteryear. Is this a passing fad, or are there real benefits to be enjoyed by installing […]

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